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  UK cinema payments of entertainments tax
Entertainments tax was introduced in 1916

  000s 000s
1917 3,000 1946 41,000
    1947 41,390
1921 11,700 1948 37,974
    1949 38,286
1925 10,200 1950 36,970
1926 5,700 1951 36,428
    1952 38,435
1928 3,000 1953 38,435
1932   1954 38,435
1938 5,600 1955 35,326
1939 5,613 1956 33,556
1940 5,600 1957 34,760
       

Source: Margaret Dickinson and Sarah Street: Cinema and State (BFI, 1985); Kine Year Books


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